Columbia High School Music Parents Association’s (CHSMPA) mission is to promote and maintain an enthusiastic interest in all phases of the CHS Music Program and to facilitate and support its activities.

Save the date! Epic CHSMPA fundraiser on Saturday, January 12

The Local Heroes house band is excited to announce its first ever SoMA Rocks Singer Showcase. January’s show and party features the singing talents of Maplewood’s own Diane Davis as well as our other special guest singers and musicians: Charlie Pollock, Melanie Kidd, Joe Doubek, Mark Litwin, and Chris Tarrow.

Permit # 66517

Adults-Only Event. Drinks at 8 pm (cash bar), concert at 9 pm, party at 10 pm! Buy tickets here https://www.eventbrite.com/e/soma-rocks-tickets-52980384757


In just the past few years, participation in the various chorus, band, and orchestra ensembles at CHS has grown by 73%, to nearly 600 students! In 2017, South Orange/Maplewood was named as one of the best communities for music education!

Help us continue to support the music programs by joining CHSMPADonate Button with Credit CardsTo become a member, select the PayPal button on this page and make a donation or you can send a check to CHSMPA at CHSMPA, Inc. PO Box 36, South Orange, NJ 07079.
Membership is annual from August 1 – June 1.

There are five levels of membership:

1) Basic = $25
Sponsor = $50
Benefactor = $100
4) Patron = $250
5) Legacy = $500